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A collection of Transmogrification Kits actually worn in-game by my Human Mage. Outfits are listed from most recent to least recent. Items that are no longer obtainable are marked with an asterisk (*).

101) Avatar



Tasteful Eyeglasses, Stylish Blue Shirt, Squallshaper Leggings, Stickyfoot Sandals, Fighter Broadsword + Tome of the Dawn
An attempt to make my Human Mages look like I do in the Real World, sort of. I wear my hair in a tail like Kaylynda most of the time, but it curls like Kayliddia’s hair when I wear it loose. My hair color is somewhere in between the orange of Kaylynda’s hair and the reddish-brown of Kayliddia’s hair. My body shape is definitely more Boralus than Stormwind.
The sword I chose is meant to represent these play swords that my husband spent much of the last year or two making.

They have an aluminum bar core encased in cardboard and/or foam, held together with wood glue or caulk or sewn cord, and, obviously, duct tape.

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Shadowlands is worth getting just for all the wonderful new customization options!
Here’s how the appearances of my Human characters changed.

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Kaylynda (Primary Alt; toon name on server)


skin tone 4; face 6; hair style 18; hair color 4; eyebrows 6; face shape 3; eye color 14
Kaylynda appeared mid-Warlords when I decided that I wanted to have my Human Mage be an Alliance doppelganger for my Blood Elf Mage — and also a closer avatar of myself. She is several years older than Kinevra. She’s originally from Redridge Mountains. She was at Theramore during the time that Kaelinda was there, in Human disguise, during which time the two became firm enough friends for the friendship to survive the reveal of Kaelinda’s actual identity. She was not at Theramore during the events of Tides of War, however, because she had already moved on to another project or assignment.

Kinevra (Alter-Ego)


skin tone 3; face 9; hair style 4; hair color 6; eyebrows 7; face shape 1; eye color 17
Kinevra was my Human Mage’s original name & appearance. She was born in Westfall; after the great drought that occurred when she was still a small child, her family moved to Stormwind and from there followed Jaina Proudmoore to Kalimdor and the founding of Theramore. After growing up in Theramore, she escaped the mana-bomb by virtue of having been assigned, despite her youth, as a guardian mage to the ship taking Theramore children and families to safety in Gadgetzan (see Tides of War p 173). She had an enormous crush on Prince Anduin for many years. Because of her Theramore history and strong loyalty to Jaina Proudmoore, Kinevra returned as my primary Human Mage identity for Battle for Azeroth, though I didn’t officially change the toon’s name back.

Kimorene (Alter-Ego)


skin tone 12; face 19; hair style 27; hair color 11; eyebrows 11; face shape 2; eye color 5
This character was originally a Priest alt who was dismissed during an alt-fatigue pruning episode. I liked her appearance enough that I later revived her as a Mage Alter-Ego. Originally from Tirisfal Glades, she traveled to Southshore to see her oldest son Robert’s new baby just before the Plague hit. As soon as the first news of the Plague came to Southshore, Robbie put everyone on his fishing boat and they sailed across Baradin Bay to Menethil Harbor, arriving before that town closed its port. Later, they moved to Stormwind.
(I forgot to do the piercings when I updated the rest of the appearance, but they are still intended to be part of her look!)

Kimmellyn (Alter-Ego)


skin tone 11; face 22; hair style 30; hair color 12; eyebrows 11; face shape 2; eye color 3
Kimorene’s youngest daughter, who traveled with her mother to Southshore to see her brother Robbie’s new baby and thus became the only other member of her family to escape the Plague.
(I forgot to do the piercings when I updated the rest of the appearance, but they are still intended to be part of her look!)

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Kerithian (Primary Alt; toon name on server)


skin tone 3; face 7; hair style 8; hair color 8; eyebrows 1; ears 1; eye color 1; markings 10; markings color 6; earrings 2
Kerithian is the granddaughter of my Night Elf Mage, Keriluna. She is about a millennium and a half old. She didn’t care much for Teldrassil itself, but was horrified and furious over the loss of her people.

Kivrin (Alter-Ego)


skin tone 2; face 9; hair style 20; hair color 4; vine color 3; eyebrows 1; ears 3; eye color 1; markings 3; markings color 3; headdress 2
A decade ago, when I was first beginning my journey in Azeroth, after creating our Tauren Shaman & Druid and playing with them for awhile, BTH and I thought it might be fun to create a pair of Alliance characters, too. We decided to make Super Stealth Buddies: he made a male Night Elf Rogue, and I made a female Night Elf Druid named Kivrin. We didn’t have as much fun with our Night Elves as we did with our Tauren, however, and eventually Kivrin got pruned from my growing alt roster.
Kivrin returned in Battle for Azeroth as a Feral-specced Alter-Ego of Kerithian. The original Kivrin had the “Short Tail” hairstyle (6) and this color. She also had the “shadow” tattoo style that Kerithian now wears, but to further differentiate the two characters (because I initially kept the skin tone and face the same), I changed her tattoo style to the “blades” design that matches the markings on the face of the Night Elf Cat Form.
With the numbers to help me keep track, I’ve now changed Kivrin’s skin tone and face to be different from Kerithian’s.

Kivrin-Night Warrior (Alter-Ego)


skin tone 13; face 9; hair style 20; hair color 16; eyebrows 1; ears 3; eye color 10; markings 3; markings color 1; headdress 2
Kerithian didn’t love Teldrassil enough to be affected by the splash from Tyrande’s transformation into the Night Warrior, but Kivrin did.

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If in the future I make changes to any other characters’ appearances, I will add their before-and-after looks to this post, below.

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A collection of Transmogrification Kits actually worn in-game by my Human Mage. Outfits are listed from most recent to least recent. Items that are no longer obtainable are marked with an asterisk (*).

100) Blue Queen




Crown of the Righteous, 7th Legionnaire’s Amice, Sorcerer Robe, Shadowlace Cord, Sea Sculptor’s Cuffs, Eelskin Flippers, Crafted Cloak of War, Blue Linen Shirt, Court of Farondis Tabard, Replica Lion’s Fang, Sinister Combatant’s Etched Vessel
This coloration of the crown originally dropped by Opulence in the Battle of Dazar’alor raid is a Shadowlands Jewelcrafting design.
My original Human Mage, Kinevra, gets to wear this special outfit because it is outfit #100 for “Things my Human Mage Wears”!

99) Shadowfrost



Crown of Eternal Winter, Frostwind Mantle, Cataclysmic Gladiator’s Silk Robe, Deckhand’s Rope Belt (N), Primal Combatant’s Gloves of Prowess, Hu’rala’s Slippers, Wild Combatant’s Energy Staff
I’d had the notion of pairing these shoulders with this robe, and then I had to figure out what else would look good with it. The crown surprised me a bit; I do rather like how it looks when it’s not in the creepy phase of its animation.

98) Mage Flames



Fire: Firehawk Hood (N), Mantle of Closed Doors (N), Black Velvet Robes, Belt of the Hero, Sorcerer Slippers, Felo’melorn (default, tint 1)



Frost: Frostwind Cowl, Frostwind Mantle, Black Velvet Robes, Sorcerer Sash, Sorcerer Slippers, Felo’melorn (default, tint 4)



Arcane:
Firehawk Hood (H), Mantle of Closed Doors (H), Black Velvet Robes, Nesingwary’s Sash, Sorcerer Slippers, Felo’melorn (default, tint 2)
This is an idea that’s been percolating more or less ever since Battle for Azeroth‘s Island Expeditions introduced a blue coloration of the Firelands Mage Tier set — now there was a coloration for each Mage specialization! I couldn’t make it a reality, though, until Shadowlands expanded Transmogrification to allow Artifact appearances to be used cross-spec.

97) Glam Grandma



Rhinestone Sunglasses, Buccaneer’s Robes, Aboriginal Sash, Cushioned Treads of Glory, Wound Dressing, Void-Warped Oshu’gun Staff
When the Rhinestone Sunglasses became a cosmetic, Moggable item in Patch 9.0.5, that seemed like the opportunity I’d been waiting for to show off Kimorene’s new look with the Shadowlands customization options.

96) Eternal Traveler


Vestments of the Eternal Traveler with Fearless Gladiator’s Silk Cowl, Purifier’s Silken Cape, and Pillar of the Dreamgrove
For at least one character, I wanted to use the entire Eternal Traveler set… more or less. I still swapped out the hat (because I like to see my character’s face) and the cloak (because this one is prettier).
I’ve been waiting for a good opportunity to show off Kimmellyn’s gorgeous new look, and this seemed like a fabulous one. I’m not sure which of my Human Mage personas will actually end up being “prime” in Shadowlands, though.

95) Scholar of the Highborne



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Orchid Amice*, Highborne Robes, High Councillor’s Sash, Resplendent Sarong, Archmage Slippers, White Swashbuckler’s Shirt, Celestial Stave*
This outfit is a modernized appearance of the outfit Kaelinda is wearing in “Kaelinda at Light’s Hope Chapel”. I wrote that story almost ten years ago, at the beginning of Cataclysm. Although Transmogrification hadn’t been introduced yet, I think the outfit shown in the pictures in the story is likely to be an RP-Clothes kit rather than her actual at-level questing gear at the time. At any rate, the robe was definitely chosen for the RP quality of its name, as the story is about Kaelinda searching out and studying an ancient Highborne manuscript. Because Kaelinda spends much of the story exploring Alliance lands in Human disguise, Kaylynda gets to wear this outfit, too.
The robe has triangular skin windows on the hips, which I have filled in with the Resplendent Sarong to bring in a little more of the magenta color from the bodice.

94) Esquire




Duskhaven Top Hat, Duskhallow Mantle, Shadow Council Tunic, Keyton’s Sash, Godfrey’s Britches, Gloves of Abhorrent Strategies + Shadow Council Bracer, Duskhaven Boots, Obsidian-Flecked Cape, Clear Crystal Rod*
I used to have one of my bank alts wear an RP-Clothes outfit similar to this, only with the Noble’s Monocle from Outland fishing dailies for the headgear and Black Ice for the bling. The Antique Silver Cufflinks, also from Outland fishing dailies, which were part of my bank alt’s ensemble, match these cloth bracers.

93) Alodi’s Heir

Cataclysmic Gladiator’s Silk Armor with Brutal Gladiator’s Silk Cowl, Black Swashbuckler’s Shirt, and Ebonchill (upgraded, first tint)
When I finally figured out that this set is what Alodi and Archmage Karlain (in the Elite recolor) are wearing, then I had to get it. It needed a less complicated hat, though. It also looks rather smashing with the Crown of Eternal Winter.

92) Tirisgarde Apprentice in Pants


High Councillor’s Tunic, Felcast Cord, Ravensun Britches, Zaetar’s Gloves, Mountainsage Sandals, Formal White Shirt, The Staff of Twin Worlds
The Auxiliary’s Robe worn by the Tirisgarde Apprenticies in the Hall of the Guardian is acquired from low-level PvP. I don’t want to endure low-level battlegrounds, so I’ll have to make do with an outfit using the matching pants (which are acquired from a normal leveling quest).

91) Azerite Arcanum



Empyrial Cosmic Crown, Heroes’ Frostfire Shoulderpads, Robes of the Exalted, Runed Spell-Cuffs, Sandswept Sandals, Cloak of Tranquil Clouds, Spectral Censorite’s Staff
During the last patch of Legion, I made an Azerite-inspired outfit for Kamalia (Shaman #83). Now, at the end of Battle for Azeroth, I wanted to make an Azerite-inspired outfit for one of my Mages.

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A collection of Transmogrification Kits actually worn in-game by my Human Mage. Outfits are listed from most recent to least recent. Items that are no longer obtainable are marked with an asterisk (*).

90) Silver Thread

Silver-Thread Armor with Warmage’s Spire
I’d been playing around with elements of this Classic set in kits for other characters and thought to myself that I ought to have someone wear the whole ensemble for awhile.
The Afterlives: Maldraxxus short prompted me to contemplate the Necrolords as a viable Shadowlands Covenant affiliation for this character — and to use the Orb of Deception to visualize this outfit on an Orc.

89) Blackwater Buccaneer


Red Tricorne Hat, Black Swashbuckler’s Shirt, Captain Sanders’ Sash, Seafarer’s Pantaloons, Buccaneer’s Boots, Freeport Falchion, Mok’Morokk’s Grog Bottle
The Blackwater Raiders are the pirate gang, led by Baron Revilgaz, who run Booty Bay.
I originally wanted to do an all-red outfit using the Corsair’s Overshirt and Buccaneer’s Pants —

— but all the reds are different hues and it felt clashy rather than coherent.
See also Priest #11 & #73.

88) Tinker II

Flying Tiger Goggles, Corrupted Mantle of the Felseekers (LFR), Elemental Raiment, Cord of the Slain Champion, Godfrey’s Britches, Zaetar’s Gloves, Gnomish Inventor Boots, Rustbolt Resistance Tabard, Neural Synapse Enhancer
Kinevra is the only other character, besides Kamalia, to have actually gone to Mechagon (which she did primarily to be able to do the Mechagnome recruitment questline), so I decided to update her previous “Tinker” kit (#33) to use the Rustbolt Resistance Tabard and the staff from Operation: Mechagon.
Kinevra’s professions have been Herbalism and Inscription for a very long time. But darnit, I wanted to have one of my high-level Mages be able to wear the Engineering goggles, so Kinevra unlearned Inscription and picked up Engineering in its place.

87) Tirisgarde Field Marshal

Ceremonial Crown of Karabor, Vestia’s Pauldrons of Inner Grace, Field Marshal’s Silk Vestments, Light-Woven Slippers, Aluneth
I was a little bit disappointed to discover that the Order Hall Campaign titles are not automatically awarded to alts of the same class upon reaching level 110; each character must complete the Order Hall Campaign for themself to be able to use the corresponding title. Kinevra finally got around to returning to the Broken Isles to finish the Mage Order Hall Campaign in late Battle for Azeroth, after she’d finished all the things she wanted to do in Kul Tiras.
Kinevra also acquired the Field Marshal’s robe with Honor gained by running Northrend dungeons while the Alliance held Wintergrasp; she also has it equipped for this outfit to celebrate finishing the Mage Order Hall Campaign and acquiring the Archmage title at last.

86) Knight-Captain of the 7th Legion

Mountainsage Hood, Mantle of the Champion, Knight-Captain’s Silk Tunic, 7th Legionnaire’s Cord, Warmongering Gladiator’s Gloves of Prowess, Sandswept Sandals, 7th Legionnaire’s Stave
I was finally ready to go do the Pride of Kul Tiras questline and recruit the Kul Tirans. Kinevra needed something special for the occasion. Years ago, she acquired this robe using Honor gained by running Northrend dungeons while the Alliance held Wintergrasp (see also “Hero of Stormwind”, her outfit #5). Not having done PvP in Classic, however, I haven’t got the requisite Legacy Achievement to Transmogrify its appearance, so she has it equipped.

85) Orome

Crown of Infinite Prosperity, Willow Vest, Councillor’s Sash, Elunarian Sarong, Goldenvine Wraps, Kurkenstoks, Torch of Austen, Suntouched Flowers
This festive summer beach ensemble is named after a song by European ethnopop star Oonagh.

84) Topaz and Peridot

Crown of the Seducer, Imbued Silkweave Epaulets, Opulent Robes, Night Dreamer Handwraps + Fen Spirit Wristwraps, Shattrath Jumpers, Crystalfire Spellstaff (stage 3)
Fortuitously, and fittingly, Kinevra won the crown from Opulence straight up — without using a Seal — when she went to defeat King Rastakhan for the Alliance War Campaign quest.
I couldn’t resist the pun of using the Opulent Robes with an item dropped by a boss named Opulence. I also liked how the green moderated the brightness of the orange, which led to my choice of shoulders. Overall, I’m very happy with how this turned out.

83) Duskhaven Lupin


Blue Tricorne Hat, Duskhaven Dress, Duskhaven Boots, Lupine Longstaff
The Duskhaven Top Hat is generally ridiculously expensive when it shows up on the AH, so I’m happy that this hat coordinates so nicely with the Duskhaven Dress.

82) Under The Sea


Pearlescent Spaulders, Siren Mystic’s Vestments, Belt of Blind Devotion, Gloves of Unshackled Arcana, Eelskin Flippers, Tabard of the Dreamweavers, Plundered Oracle Fin Staff
These are the pieces I wanted out of the Eternal Palace LFR set, so when I’d gotten them all, I was done. I like the design of the skirt of the robe but not the blouse, so it’s a good thing that this pretty tabard has just the right coordinating color to cover it up. It’s fun that the dimensional pearl brooch still shows over the tabard.
Nazjatar has some pretty spots, but it can’t beat Vashj’ir for gorgeous undersea scenery.

81) Tidespeaker

Tidespeaker/Sagehold set with Squirgle’s Deepstone Wand and Tortollan Traveling Lantern
It was this robe that, when datamined in a Legion patch PTR, gave the first clue that we’d be going to Kul Tiras in the next expansion.
Fittingly, this set is obtained by questing in Stormsong Valley, where the Tidesages have their major settlement.

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A collection of Transmogrification Kits actually worn in-game by my Human Mage. Outfits are listed from most recent to least recent. Items that are no longer obtainable are marked with an asterisk (*).

80) Port Authority

Grey Tricorne Hat, Bloodbough Mantle, Nobleman’s Coat, Standard Issue Airborne Belt, Nobleman’s Pantaloons, Archaeologist’s Quarry Boots*, Nola’s Shawl, Hacksaw Skinning Knife, Crow’s Nest Spotlight
When I first discovered how small the average amount of Seafarer’s Doubloons awarded for a single Island Expedition run is, I thought I’d just settle for getting this faction-neutral version of the Tricorne Hat. By the time I’d gotten this hat, though, I was really quite enjoying the relatively mindless run-around-and-smash-things gameplay of Island Expeditions — so I think I’ll eventually collect enough Doubloons to get the other two colors of the Tricorne Hat, too.

79) Amisi’s Amiga

Nightvale Cowl, Mantle of the Champion, Vestments of the Shifting Sands, Amaranthine Leggings, Nightvale Wristwraps, Kurkenstoks, Eye-Blinder Greatcloak, Rolfsen’s Ripper, Symbol of Transgression
Amisi Azuregaze and her husband Arille are the proprietors of the Legerdemain Lounge in Dalaran. Since their introduction in Wrath, I’ve been quite fond of them for being a mixed-race couple not only as in High Elf + Human but also as in fair + dark.
Ha, I didn’t even realize until I went to take the pictures how much Kimmellyn looks like Amisi!

78) Wrathful Moonpriest




Ceremonial Crown of Karabor, Wrathful Gladiator’s Silk Amice, Imbued Netherweave Tunic, Felcast Cord, Moonpriest’s Legwraps, Sunfrost Handwraps, Inferno Breath Sandals, Moonpriest’s Cloak, Steel Bladebreaker, Urn of Lost Memories
Kinevra’s first trip to the Darkshore Warfront rewarded her with the pants and cloak from the Moonpriest’s Vestments. I thought I’d see what I could come up with to show off these fancy pants.
Seeing the addition of darker skin tones to several races in the Shadowlands alpha datamining inspired me to see what the kit would look like on Kimmellyn.
Azshara’s palace in the Well of Eternity dungeon — and the surrounding Kaldorei city that can be seen from her balcony — seriously needs a renovation now that the art team have established what Highborne architecture really looked like. But of course, the devs will never actually go back and do that.

77) Shirakess Lieutenant

Shirakess Raiment with Freeport Falchion and Tortollan Traveling Lantern
This is the Benthic cloth armor set from Nazjatar. The name of it makes me think that the coat ought to have a second set of sleeves hanging limp below the normal sleeve location, as if it had actually been something worn by a Naga woman.

76) Blessed Waters

Khadgar’s Shoulderpads of Conquest, Sanguine Silk Robes (25H), Mindfire Waistband, Saltarello Shoes, Seafury Tamer, Chalice of Benedictus
I farmed Trial of the Crusader 10 for several months before this beautiful Alliance-specific off-hand finally dropped. This Kul Tiran wand (the first new wand style I’ve really liked for a long, long time) and this robe seemed like good items to go with it. I played around with a few different shoulders; these ones won out because of how their little orange gems coordinate with the orange gems decorating the Chalice, thus making the ensemble as a whole more coherent.

75) Ye Merry Gentlefolk

Finely-Tailored Green Holiday Hat, Swoop-Tail Shoulders, Councillor’s Tunic, Captain Sanders’ Sash, Willow Pants, Saltarello Shoes, Sawbones Shirt*, Drape of the Loyal Vassal, Stoneguard, Lantern of Hope
I wanted to make a holiday outfit with this vest, using trousers. It occurred to me that the colors and design of this cloak were quite festive, and I really liked how it looked with these shoulders.
The jolly gent in the last picture is Kimmellyn’s older brother Robbie.

74) Timewalker Archivist

Bronze-Tinted Sunglasses, Wound-Cauterizing Spaulders, Princess Poobah’s Dress, Cord of the Slain Champion (N), Zaetar’s Gloves, Kul Tiran Tidespray Linen Sandals, Keepers of Time Tabard, Lordbane Scepter, Dungeoneering Guide
A slightly fancier variation on this theme.

73) Bartered Vrykul Baubles


Bartered Vrykul Hood, Tread-Bind Spaulders, Bauble-Woven Gown, Frosthowl Cinch, Zaetar’s Gloves, Kul Tiran Tidespray Linen Sandals, Drape of the Chosen Dead, Vile Branch
I’ve long thought that this is the most handsome of the generally drab Northrend robes and have been wanting to build a kit around it. Getting this hood from the Tortollan pilgrimage scrolls quest seemed like a good opportunity to finally do that.

72) Miss Aria

Hat of the First Sister, Ravencourt Formal Mantle (N), Ravencourt Formal Robes (N), Mana-Cord of Deception (N), Handguards of Defiled Worlds, Sorcerer Slippers, Barrage Dodger Cloak, Baleful Spire
At level 115, Kinevra was just barely able to solo the first boss of Black Rook Hold to get this robe for this outfit.

71) Ice Sapphires

Fierce Gladiator’s Silk Armor with Wild Gladiator’s Silk Cowl, Merciless Gladiator’s Silk Amice, Boots of Incantations, and Ebonchill (upgraded, first tint)
This kit is named and styled in parallel with the “Fire Rubies” kit that I made with the Horde recolor of this set for Kaelinda (Blood Elf Mage #57). Perhaps in another two or three expansions I’ll feel up to soloing Normal Antorus to collect the purple version of this set for “Arcane Amethysts”.

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Will I ever do more with any of these characters than enter the world and maybe manage to get through the 1-5 zone and out to their racial capital city? Realistically speaking, probably not. Nevertheless, the collector in me still wanted to have a complete set of Classic Classes.

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I doubt that I’m going to spend much time on Classic, but sure, why not reserve some characters?

I’m on Myzrael, by the way.

When Classic goes live — though probably not on the 27th — I will create a few more characters: Tauren Hunter Keturikka, Tauren Warrior Keijikka, and Dwarf Paladin Kyraleikka.

Will I ever play any of them significantly? Well, probably not…

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For the Alliance!


Mountainsage Hood, Primal Mooncloth Shoulders, Whispering Tunic, Bridenbrad’s Sash, Leggings of the Night Sky, Exiled Dabbler’s Gloves, Faith Healer’s Boots*, Bone Witch’s Drape, Replica Lion’s Fang, Divine Companion, Stormwind Tabard


Kodo-Repellant Shoulders, Silksand Wraps, Belt of Unsolvable Problems, Gaze Dreamer Pants, Gloves of Rapid Evolution, Ritual Sandals, Bloodpetal Cloak, Orange Mageweave Shirt, Excavation Rod*, Everglow Lantern*, Ironforge Tabard


Eye of Flame, Orchid Amice*, Cat Lover’s Vest, Dreamer’s Belt, Darkweave Breeches, Gossamer Gloves + Courier’s Wraps, Elegant Boots, Staff of Dominance, Gnomeregan Tabard


Buoyant Shoulderpads, Replica Sorcerer’s Robes, Belt of False Promises, Gandling’s Gloves, Footfalls of Memories, Mok’Morokk’s Beat Stick, Darnassus Tabard


Ceremonial Shoulderpads of Karabor, Astralaan Robe, Ceremonial Sash of Karabor, Wild Gladiator’s Gloves of Prowess, Staff of the Redeemer, Exodar Tabard & Mantle


Lord Walden’s Top Hat, Enumerated Shoulderpads, Sorcerer Drape, Juju Belt, Godfrey’s Britches, Fel-Infused Grips, Woolen Boots, Staff of Deserved Tranquility, Gilneas Tabard


Arcane Pads, Blue Linen Robe, Sorcerer Sash, Heavy Linen Gloves, Tushui Tabard

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For the Horde!


Circle of Flame, Simple Blouse, Aboriginal Sash, Ritual Leggings, Ritual Gloves + Cuffs of Black Elements, Kurkenstoks, Thaumaturgist Staff, Orgrimmar Tabard


Stonecloth Epaulets, Aboriginal Robe, Crimson Silk Belt, Ritual Gloves + Magiskull Cuffs, Griftah’s Authentic Troll Shoes, Staff of Firey Fate, Darkspear Tabard


Nimar’s Tribal Headdress, Silksand Shoulder Pads, Native Robe, Wise Man’s Belt, Heavy Linen Gloves + Featherbead Bracers*, Staff of Feral Furies, Thunder Bluff Tabard


Enumerated Shoulderpads, Mindwrack Robes, Clutch of Andros*, Cobalt-Threaded Gloves, Apprentice Boots, Wand of Qiraji Nobility, Light-Imbued Lantern, Undercity Tabard & Mantle


Sanctified Bloodmage Shoulderpads, Silvermoon Robes, Black Belt of Knowledge, Primal Combatant’s Gloves of Prowess, Sorcerer Slippers, Mantle of Silvermoon, Book of Highborne Hymns, Silvermoon City Tabard


Embersilk Tunic Cord & Leggings, Phoenix Gloves, Ritual Sandals, Spider Frier, Kobold Candle, Bilgewater Cartel Tabard


Exquisite Sunderseer Mantle, Red Linen Robe, Apothecary’s Waistband, Ritual Gloves, Apprentice Boots, Renzithen’s Dusty Cloak, Wand of Separation, Seer’s Fine Stein, Huojin Tabard

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A collection of Transmogrification Kits actually worn in-game by my Human Mage. Outfits are listed from most recent to least recent. Items that are no longer obtainable are marked with an asterisk (*).

70) Seventh Legion Mage-Priest

Mountainsage Hood, Shoulders of Foaming Fluids (N), 7th Legionnaire’s Raiment, Healer’s Belt of Final Winter (N), Warmongering Gladiator’s Gloves of Prowess, Kimbra Boots*, 7th Legionnaire’s Stave
Although Kimorene currently exists in-game as an alter-ego appearance of Kaylynda, she was a Priest when she existed as a separate alt. This combination of gear is sort of Mage-y and sort of Priest-y.

69) Titanic Illumination

Nightvale Cowl, Shoulders of Foaming Fluids (N), Robes of Koegler, Healer’s Belt of Final Winter (N), Warmongering Gladiator’s Gloves of Prowess, Kimbra Boots*, Pillar of the Dreamgrove
Kimmellyn had had enough of looking absurd, and this is an outfit concept I’ve been wanting to make for a rather long time.
Confession time: I am a child of the ’80s, yet I never watched Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark all the way through (that I remember) until recently. Then I suddenly understood the Map Chamber in Uldaman. (Has anyone ever tried to map the instance map of Uldaman onto the building layout of the Map Chamber city model?)

68) Akolik’s Ardor

Helm of Arcane Purity, Crafted Dreadful Gladiator’s Silk Amice, Akolik’s Acid-Soaked Robes (LFR), Kurkenstoks, Fandral’s Flamescythe (H)
This dress, a lookalike of the LFR Warlock Tier robe from Siege of Orgrimmar, is awful. I kind of like what it’s trying to do with the river rapids-like patterning and shading in the central panel, though, so I gave myself a challenge to try to make a halfway-decent outfit to wear with it. Being able to Hide belt, gloves, and bracers helps a lot!
Kimorene’s daughter, Kimmellyn, models because her complexion complements the bold ochre and violet colors of the dress better than Kalaneia’s complexion would.

67) Tidespray Linen



Tidespray Linen set with Fangcaller’s Staff (H)/Tidespray Linen set with Lord Aldrius’ Greatstaff (A)
The crafted gear from Battle for Azeroth has faction-dichotomous appearances. For Horde characters, the tailored Tidespray Linen set has the same appearance as the Loa Speaker quest set from Nazmir. For Alliance characters, the Tidespray Linen set has the same appearance as the Wickerwoven quest set from Drustvar. If Horde characters want the Alliance appearance, they should look for the Heartsbane set on the AH. If Alliance characters want the Horde appearance, they should look for the Bloodhex set on the AH.

66) Tiragarde Navigator

Navigator’s Garb with Ceremonial Crown of Karabor, Seafury Tamer, and Crow’s Nest Spotlight
When Kinevra had quested through enough of Tiragarde Sound to collect all of the appearances for that zone’s coloration of the Kul Tiras cloth quest set, it was time to wear it.
Horde characters who want to wear this outfit should look for “Foxhollow” items on the Auction House.

65) Arcane Academic

Mish’undare, Silver-Thread Amice, Arcane Robe, Exiled Dabbler’s Cinch, Exiled Dabbler’s Gloves, Sorcerer Slippers, Stylish Black Shirt, Cauldron Stirrer
A pseudo-academic regalia outfit for Graduation Season.

64) Noble Gardener


Pink or Blue Spring Circlet, Blue Overalls, Durable Gloves, Fireheart Boots, Pink Mageweave Shirt, Garden Shovel
I can’t think of anything in particular to say about this outfit because it pretty much speaks for itself.

63) In Search of Kul Tiras


Slime-Encrusted Pads, Shimmering Armor, Belt of Unsolvable Problems, Greenblood Pantaloons, Hewing Gloves, Recomposed Boots, Stagheart Staff, Theramore Tabard
The green color scheme of this kit is cued off of the green armor and clothing worn by the soldiers and sailors who held Tiragarde Keep in Durotar before the ocean surges caused by Deathwing’s rampage washed it out.
The Zandalar intro is quite thrilling (Talanji! Talanji! Talanji!), but wow, the Kul Tiras intro packs a bigger emotional wallop. I enjoyed jail-breaking from Tol Dagor more than infiltrating Stormwind, too.

62) Tirisgarde Magus of the Three Schools

Warmongering Gladiator’s Silk Cowl, Mantle of Tirisgarde, Vengeful Gladiator’s Silk Raiment, Girdle of Tirisgarde, Scarab-Caller Grips, Sorcerer Slippers, Archmage’s Staff*
I’m not particularly fond of the Tirisgarde Robe, so when it occurred to me that the Vengeful Gladiator’s Silk Raiment has very similar colors, I had to try the combination.
I wasn’t able to complete this outfit until after Patch 8.1 dropped, however, because the shoulders required Nightfallen-Exalted rep to wear as well as to purchase. Although Kinevra has made contact with Thalyssra at Shal’Aran, she hasn’t done much else for the Nightfallen.
She hasn’t quested in Val’sharah, either, which is why Khadgar is pestering her using his crystal ball.

61) Kirin Tor of Dalaran III

Mantle of Nimble Thought, Buccaneer’s Vest, Oracle Belt of Timeless Mystery, Khadgar’s Kilt of Abjuration, Soulcloth Gloves, Ringo’s Blizzard Boots, Drape of the Lithe, Aluneth (PvP, default tint)
When it came time to recruit the Void Elves for the Alliance, and then to collect the Heart of Azeroth, Kaylynda’s white & violet Kirin Tor outfit (see #45) seemed to be the right sort of thing to be wearing, so she donned it for the third time. The significant difference between this and previous iterations is the use of the PvP appearance of Aluneth — which complements the outfit quite nicely, I think!

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A collection of Transmogrification Kits actually worn in-game by my Human Mage. Outfits are listed from most recent to least recent. Items that are no longer obtainable are marked with an asterisk (*).

60) Grandma’s Kitchen Garden

Seer’s Padded Armor, Willow Belt, Scarecrow Trousers, Riding Gloves* + Revitalizing Wristguards, Riven Priesthood Slippers, Garden Shovel/Farmer’s Broom
This alter-ego character is named Kimorene. She once existed as an actual alt who was a Priest. When Kimorene existed as a separate alt, this was what she looked like, and this sweater was what she wore. In RP-space, Kimorene is one of the oldest of my characters by psychological age; she is Godmother to Kymberlea (and Kivrinne) and tends Kymberlea’s children while the Worgen Mage is out adventuring.
Kimmellyn, who appeared in the immediately previous “Princess of the Vir’naal” outfit, is one of Kimorene’s daughters, and she looks very much like her mother did when she was young.

Certain NPCs wear proper spectacles. I first noticed them on Sungshin Ironpaw at the Halfhill Market in Pandaria, but I’ve since spotted them on various others. If those spectacles ever become available for player characters to wear, not only would Kimorene always wear them but also most of my other Mage characters would probably end up wearing them as their default headgear, too.

59) Princess of the Vir’naal

Mountainsage Hood, Mooncloth Robe, Demonic Gladiator’s Silk Cord, Riding Gloves* + Orphic Bracers, Kurkenstoks, Tabard of Ramhaken, Torth-Slayer’s Staff
I had an idea in mind to change Kaylynda into from her previous outfit, but I didn’t do it right when I thought of it. Then this idea ambushed me and now I’ve forgotten what the other one was. Maybe it will come back to me in a week or two.
This alter-ego character is named Kimmellyn. She is essentially a younger version of a former actual alt named Kimorene, who was a Priest. As a Priest, she’d wear this variation on the outfit —

— which uses the Nightvale Cowl, Primal Mooncloth shoulders and belt, Hammer of the Astral Plane, and Heartbound Tome.

58) Arcane Inquisitor

Arcane Singed Mantle, Manawracker Vestments, Warmongering Gladiator’s Cord of Victory, Zaetar’s Gloves, Seawitch Sandals, Telmor Soulpriest Staff
Have you noticed that the robe for the cloth gear awarded from Broken Isles World Quests is the same style as the robe worn by the Inquisitor race of demons?

57) Beach Bonfire

Circle of Flame, Corrupted Mantle of the Felseekers (LFR), Robe of Crystal Waters*, Arachnidian Girdle & Gloves, Kurkenstoks, Amber Filigreed Shirt, Tabard of Summer Skies, Crystalfire Spellstaff
Sometimes I feel like maybe it’s a bit unfair to use items that are no longer available in my outfits — but if I’m not using them, then why did I go to all the trouble of getting them? A very similar appearance can be obtained by using the Robes of the Guardian Saint or the Robes of the Exalted.

56) Vindictive Archmage of the Alliance

Vindictive Gladiator’s Silk Armor with Exiled Dabbler’s Gloves and Apostle of Argus
It’s so nice that when I purchase a PvP appearance with a Horde-side character, I also get the corresponding Alliance appearance. I’m so very very fond of the blue-white-gold color scheme that whenever there is gear with faction-dichotomous appearances, I almost always like the Alliance version better.
After returning to her Safari Khakis (outfit #53) for a few weeks while she Pet Battled against Ashlei, Kaylynda finally dinged 110. Because she’d leveled primarily by Garrison flower picking, Order Hall XP missions, and the aforementioned Pet Battles, underneath the Transmogrification her gear is rather rubbish.

55) Quiet Meditation

Yalia’s Cowl, Tenderheart Shoulders, Robe of Quiet Meditation, Galaxyfire Girdle, Exiled Dabbler’s Gloves, Ringo’s Blizzard Boots, Dusklight Drape, Embroidered Shirt, Karabor Arcanist Rod
In another of my Trial of Style attempts, the “Zen” theme came up. I threw on this set — minus the shoes (because I was doing ToS with my Draenei) and the shirt — feeling a little like I was cheating to just be using a set — and then I won that round. I love the necklace that’s part of the robe for this set, and the color combination of dusty blue and old rose and antique gold and chocolate brown makes this my favorite recolor of this set. Despite how much I like this set, I hadn’t yet managed to wear it — so when Kaylynda wanted a change of clothes, she got to do it.

54) Stormwind Battlemage

Mountainsage Hood, Primal Mooncloth Shoulders, Whispering Tunic, Bridenbrad’s Sash, Leggings of the Night Sky, Exiled Dabbler’s Gloves, Faith Healer’s Boots*, Bone Witch’s Drape, Stormwind Tabard, Replica Lion’s Fang, Divine Companion
This kit uses the version of the Stormwind Tabard sold by the Stormwind Quartermaster.

53) Safari Khakis


Safari Hat, Han Ibal’s Epaulettes, Journeyman’s Vest, Arcane Sash, Durable Pants, Riding Gloves* + Marsh Bracers, Walking Boots*, Captain Sanders’ Shirt, Vile Branch, Tabard of the Explorer
Because it vaguely reminds me of the long khaki vest with many pockets, I’ve had the idea to use this extra-long tunic in a cloth Safari Hat kit for a long time.

52) Gaudy Angel

Nightvale Cowl, Warmongering Gladiator’s Mantle of Cruelty, Gaudy Winter Veil Sweater, Sutarn’s Ring, Replica Virtuous Skirt, Warmongering Gladiator’s Gloves of Prowess, Ringo’s Blizzard Boots, Staff of Immaculate Recovery
With another chestpiece, such as the Vicious Embersilk Robe, Gossamer Robe, Buccaneer’s Vest, or Aurora Armor, this would just be an ordinary angel.

51) Antique Glory

Bronze-Tinted Sunglasses, Warmongering Gladiator’s Mantle of Cruelty, Cindercloth Vest, Galaxyfire Girdle, Night Dreamer Leggings, Gossamer Gloves + Illidari Bindings, Elegant Boots, Scarlet Filigreed Shirt, Lorewalkers Tabard, Rod of the Blazing Light
The bronze shades seemed like they’d be a good accessory for a Lorewalkers kit.

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